Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - classical

By: Kilkenny Arts  05/12/2011
Keywords: Arts Festival

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: Silent film with live score by Eric Sweeney & 3epkano

Eric Sweeney joins 3epkano to perform a live score to the silent film The Cabinet of Dr Caligari in St. Canice's Cathedral

Resurgam & the Irish Baroque Orchestra, directed by Christophe Rousset

Celebrated choir Resurgam joins forces with festival favourites the Irish Baroque Orchestra to perform Baroque masterpieces, directed by Christophe Rousset

European Union Baroque Orchestra

This dynamic orchestra, featuring Europe's finest young musicians, explores the musical legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach through the music of his sons

Christophe Rousset

Flamboyant harpsichordist Christophe Rousset performs works by Francois and Louis Couperin

Brian O’Kane & James Willshire - Change of Venue

Two outstanding young Irish musicians present a lunchtime programme featuring cornerstones of the repertoire for violin and cello

Kaleidoscope

This laidback salon-style night comes to Kilkenny for two nights of music, song and surprise, mixing the classical with the cutting edge

Amarilli Trio

Kilkenny's Maria Ryan makes a welcome return with the Amarilli Trio, performing sparkling string trios from Beethoven and Schubert

Camerata Kilkenny

The acclaimed ensemble return to Kilkenny with a breathtaking range of works by Bach and Telemann

Laoise O’Brien

A special concert celebrating all things avian, with early music specialist Laoise O'Brien and some of Ireland's finest musicians from both classical and traditional worlds

Rebecca and Kirsten Capova

Two sisters, both accomplished pianists, pool their considerable talents (and four hands!) for an exhilarating programme of piano duets

Kilkenny Arts Festival Choir

A 100-strong choir joins forces with leading singers and performers for a rousing finale in St Canice's

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: Silent film with live score by Eric Sweeney & 3epkano

Eric Sweeney joins 3epkano to perform a live score to the silent film The Cabinet of Dr Caligari in St. Canice's Cathedral

Resurgam & the Irish Baroque Orchestra, directed by Christophe Rousset

Celebrated choir Resurgam joins forces with festival favourites the Irish Baroque Orchestra to perform Baroque masterpieces, directed by Christophe Rousset

European Union Baroque Orchestra

This dynamic orchestra, featuring Europe's finest young musicians, explores the musical legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach through the music of his sons

Christophe Rousset

Flamboyant harpsichordist Christophe Rousset performs works by Francois and Louis Couperin

Brian O’Kane & James Willshire - Change of Venue

Two outstanding young Irish musicians present a lunchtime programme featuring cornerstones of the repertoire for violin and cello

Kaleidoscope

This laidback salon-style night comes to Kilkenny for two nights of music, song and surprise, mixing the classical with the cutting edge

Amarilli Trio

Kilkenny's Maria Ryan makes a welcome return with the Amarilli Trio, performing sparkling string trios from Beethoven and Schubert

Camerata Kilkenny

The acclaimed ensemble return to Kilkenny with a breathtaking range of works by Bach and Telemann

Laoise O’Brien

A special concert celebrating all things avian, with early music specialist Laoise O'Brien and some of Ireland's finest musicians from both classical and traditional worlds

Rebecca and Kirsten Capova

Two sisters, both accomplished pianists, pool their considerable talents (and four hands!) for an exhilarating programme of piano duets

Kilkenny Arts Festival Choir

A 100-strong choir joins forces with leading singers and performers for a rousing finale in St Canice's

Amarilli Trio

Kilkenny's Maria Ryan makes a welcome return with the Amarilli Trio, performing sparkling string trios from Beethoven and Schubert

Brian O’Kane & James Willshire - Change of Venue

Two outstanding young Irish musicians present a lunchtime programme featuring cornerstones of the repertoire for violin and cello

Camerata Kilkenny

The acclaimed ensemble return to Kilkenny with a breathtaking range of works by Bach and Telemann

Christophe Rousset

Flamboyant harpsichordist Christophe Rousset performs works by Francois and Louis Couperin

European Union Baroque Orchestra

This dynamic orchestra, featuring Europe's finest young musicians, explores the musical legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach through the music of his sons

Kaleidoscope

This laidback salon-style night comes to Kilkenny for two nights of music, song and surprise, mixing the classical with the cutting edge

Kilkenny Arts Festival Choir

A 100-strong choir joins forces with leading singers and performers for a rousing finale in St Canice's

Laoise O’Brien

A special concert celebrating all things avian, with early music specialist Laoise O'Brien and some of Ireland's finest musicians from both classical and traditional worlds

Rebecca and Kirsten Capova

Two sisters, both accomplished pianists, pool their considerable talents (and four hands!) for an exhilarating programme of piano duets

Resurgam & the Irish Baroque Orchestra, directed by Christophe Rousset

Celebrated choir Resurgam joins forces with festival favourites the Irish Baroque Orchestra to perform Baroque masterpieces, directed by Christophe Rousset

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari: Silent film with live score by Eric Sweeney & 3epkano

Eric Sweeney joins 3epkano to perform a live score to the silent film The Cabinet of Dr Caligari in St. Canice's Cathedral

Keywords: Arts Festival

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